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Pilot Study of Metabolic Syndromes and HIV Infections in Indian Tibetans

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: December 14, 2010
Last updated: May 21, 2012
Last verified: July 2011
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital will provide a long-term free medical service in Indian Tibetans since July 2010. The investigators plan to investigate metabolic syndromes and HIV infection in Indian Tibetan community. The investigators will survey the prevalence and risk factors by means of HIV quick test and questionnaires. Since there is lacking of prevalence survey for metabolic syndrome and HIV infection in Tibetan colony of India, the investigiators will carry out this survey under the support and assistance of Department of Health of Central Tibetan Government.

Metabolic Syndromes
HIV Infection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital:

Enrollment: 137
Study Start Date: July 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Tibetan colony of India

Inclusion Criteria:

Tibetan colony of India

Exclusion Criteria:

non-Tibetan colony of India

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01261221

Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 807
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT01261221     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KMUH-IRB-990168
Study First Received: December 14, 2010
Last Updated: May 21, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Metabolic Syndrome X
Pathologic Processes
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017